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Dynamic and kinetic mechanisms of exogenous chemical and drug absorption; biological transport; tissue distribution; biotransformation; elimination; and toxicology as a function of dosage, and rate of metabolism. It includes toxicokinetics, the pharmacokinetic mechanism of the toxic effects of a substance. ADME and ADMET are short- hand abbreviations for absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination and toxicology.
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  • drug metabolism
  • drug biotransformation
  • drug absorption
  • toxicokinetics
  • drug kinetics
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